A NEW transport link coming to Canary Wharf aims to make airport transfers much easier.
Dot2Dot, a subsidiary of National Express, is starting shuttle services from the Wharf next Monday (February 11).
Its fleet of minibuses will offer an alternative to Tube and taxis for people heading to Heathrow and Gatwick, operating from early morning to late evening.
PLANS to close Canary Wharf's nearest police station have been defended by the Tower Hamlets force.
The option to shut the Limehouse premises is included under proposed sweeping changes to policing in the borough.
The West India Dock Road building is considered to be unfit for purpose and Tower Hamlets Police are consulting on proposals which would see facilities at the 60-year-old station replaced with a front desk service.
MARKET visitors could soon have the opportunity to discover their inner adrenalin junkie.
Billingsgate Fish Market is set to welcome traders to the first of its Sunday markets on March 9, and to mark the occasion shoppers could be given a chance to brave a bungee jump looming over nearby West India Dock.
The move is still awaiting approval from British Waterways. If it is refused, the bungee will be moved onto market land.
ISLE of Dogs roads have been brought to a standstill by a spate of maintenance closures.
Marsh Wall has been reduced to a one-way street as work began to expand South Quay DLR station. Traffic has also been disrupted by closures at Manchester Road, Westferry Road and Spindrift Avenue.
Journey times of up to 25 minutes for the short hop from The Space arts centre to Docklands Sailing Centre in Westferry Road have been reported. Bus services have been disrupted.
BRITISH Airways is the latest 'Tier One Partner' of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
It is now the event's official airline partner, says the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG), which is based in Churchill Place, Canary Wharf.
The deal will combine marketing rights to London 2012 and flights for Britain's Olympic and Paralympic athletes to the Beijing Games this year and the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver.
THE DREAM of direct flights between Docklands and New York had long been considered, but it is now becoming a reality.
British Airways announced it will be launching the twice-daily route next year, specifically tailored to business-class passengers.
London City Airport believes the transatlantic service will revolutionise travel between two of the most important cities in the world.
IT WAS Charlie Chaplin's trusted prop.
Penguin's turned into a sword in Batman.
Prostitute painter Toulouse Lautrec stored half a litre of absinthe in his.
CITIGROUP is planning to clear nearly six floors of office space at its Canary Wharf headquarters.
The banking giant wants to release 150,000 square feet at its 25 Canada Square base, the largest batch of completed tower space available in London.
It has appointed Knight Frank and Cushman and Wakefield as joint agents in the deal.
DAVID BECKHAM might have missed out on his 100th England cap this time round but if he fancies a game he could always take part in a tournament at his own soccer school.
The David Beckham Academy, in North Greenwich, is hosting a legends tournament on Wednesday, March 19.
The likes of ex-Chelsea and England striker Kerry Dixon and former Arsenal favourite Ray Parlour are taking part, and Canary Wharf companies are being invited to enter.
MAYORAL hopeful Boris Johnson has promised to re-install the Blackwall Tunnel tidal flow if he achieves power.
The Conservative candidate made the pledge in his transport manifesto, which also called for bendy buses to be replaced by Routemaster buses with conductors.
The tidal flow allowed vehicles to travel north in the southbound tunnel during rush hour. Transport for London scrapped the system in April due to concerns from police over safety. More than 2,500 furious motorists have signed petitions calling for its return.